BP, Exxon Mobil (XOM) and ConocoPhillips (COP) are discussing a $40B project to export natural...

|About: BP p.l.c. (BP)|By:, SA News Editor
BP, Exxon Mobil (XOM) and ConocoPhillips (COP) are discussing a $40B project to export natural gas from Alaska to Asia, sources tell the FT. However, the companies first need to reach an agreement with Alaska's government regarding a North Slope oil and gas field; the government claims oil giants have been too slow to develop the field, and has sought to revoke their lease.